1. Ja Rule Gets Advice On Stocks & Education While In Prison

    February 02, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 NEW YORK (AP) -- Ja Rule has been getting advice behind bars from two once high-powered men: ex-New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi and ex-Tyco International CEO Dennis Kozlowski. The rapper, born Jeffrey Atkins, is serving two years for gun poss ...

  2. Ja Rule Given Two-Year Sentence for Failing to Pay Taxes

    July 18, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper and actor Ja Rule was sentenced Monday to more than two years in federal prison for failing to file income tax returns, and said a combination of youthful inexperience, bad advice and an inability to manage fame and fortune lead to his financ ...

  3. Ja Rule Set for Prison Sentencing

    June 08, 2011 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Multiplatinum-selling rapper Ja Rule is set to go to prison, but he's leaving fans with an album on the way. The rapper-actor -- whose gravelly voice, thuggish tough talk and duets with R&B divas made him one of rap's stars in the earl ...

  4. Top Rappers Descend On New York Court

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With four hip-hop heavies in the house, any enterprising promoter could have staged a rap concert. With four hip-hop heavies in the house, any enterprising promoter could have staged a rap concert. But the house was Manhattan Criminal Court, and the ...

  5. Supreme Court Won't Hear Ja Rule/TVT Case

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Supreme Court declined today (June 26) to hear a case involving a contract dispute between record companies over a hip-hop album by Ja Rule and other rappers. The Supreme Court declined today (June 26) to hear a case involving a contract dispute ...

  6. Ja Rule Pleads Guilty To Assault

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ja Rule apologized to the city of Toronto after pleading guilty to assault in an altercation at a downtown nightclub last year. Ja Rule apologized to the city of Toronto after pleading guilty to assault in an altercation at a downtown nightclub last ...

  7. Ja Rule To Stand Trial For Assault

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Ja Rule will return to Toronto next spring to face a charge of assault causing bodily harm, a Canadian court ruled at a pretrial hearing today (Oct. 6). Rapper Ja Rule will return to Toronto next spring to face a charge of assault causing bod ...

  8. Ja Rule To Plead Not Guilty To Assault

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Ja Rule will plead not guilty to assault charges brought by Toronto police, his lawyer said today (Aug. 30). Rapper Ja Rule will plead not guilty to assault charges brought by Toronto police, his lawyer said today (Aug. 30). "You can und ...

  9. Update: Ja Rule Arrested In Toronto

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Ja Rule appeared in a Toronto courtroom this morning (July 26) to face a charge of assault causing bodily harm. Rapper Ja Rule appeared in a Toronto courtroom this morning (July 26) to face a charge of assault causing bodily harm. According t ...

  10. Ja Rule's Foul Mouth Results In Arrest Warrant

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Jamaican court issued an arrest warrant yesterday (July 29) for rapper Ja Rule when he failed to appear on charges of using profanity during a concert last year. Ja Rule, whose real name is Jeffrey A Jamaican court issued an arrest warrant yesterd ...

  11. Ja Rule To Make 'Fast' Return

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Ja Rule (real name: Jeffrey Atkins) is in negotiations to reprise his role in the sequel to Universal Pictures' "The Fast and the Furious" for director John Singleton and Original Films. Produc Rapper Ja Rule (real name: Jeffre ...

  12. Ja Rule Is 'Livin' It Up'

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, Ja Rule was readying to drop his sophomore set, "Rule 3:36." Although he was already a star in hip-hop circles, thanks to guest shots with Jay-Z What a difference a year makes. Last y ...